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An electronic bukana!

ROMA – FIVE National University of Lesotho (NUL) students designed an electrical booklet to help keep patients’ medical records easily accessible. The booklet will ensure you and your doctor remain with


Muckraker :Madman on dagga

EVERY morning, for the past three years, Muckraker has been dropping coins into the palms of a mentally ill man who stands at the last traffic lights to the Maseru


The stupid gown

When Radio attacks the graduate, it is usually in the form a thinly veiled spat with the poor graduate from the now really ‘honoured’ and stilted self-made judges of the


Can Lesotho survive? The political economy of a fragile state

This chapter discusses Lesotho’s political economy while assessing the country’s prospects as one of Africa’s emerging fragile states. It focuses mainly on Lesotho’s present and future prospects given that Lesotho’s


‘Evoke constitutional powers and swear in Mosito’

……This is a petition that was submitted to the Honourable Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Correctional Services last week. Dear Honourable Minister We are patriotic Basotho men and women


We’re doomed if reforms stall

WE are deeply disturbed by the hardening of attitudes between the government led by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and the opposition bloc. As explained elsewhere in this issue, the leader


Wishing well in the New Year

I always try to use this column to communicate one underlying message “our misfortunes in this country are self-induced. And because these are self-inflicted, the power to correct is in

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Kissing poverty good-bye!

LERIBE – What started as a way out of poverty is turning into a path towards prosperity for Sekonyela Molapo. The 39-year-old from Leribe Pitseng is scaling dizzy heights – thanks

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From the streets to the boardroom

MASERU – At 14, Khotso Radebe knew the streets of Maseru like the back of his hand. As a street kid, they were home – rubbish bins providing him with breakfast,


Thabane defends wife

MASERU – PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane last weekend told his All Basotho Convention (ABC) party supporters to stop meddling in his family’s affairs. Thabane, 78, who was speaking at a